INTERCEPTOR FOR PREVENTING SHIP COLLISIONS WITH OFFSHORE POWER STATIONS AND THE LIKE

There is provided an encircling network of floating intercepting elements about a fixed installation in a body of water, each attached to radially extending anchor units whereby the network decelerates a ship or other engaging body to prevent collision with the installation. The anchors are designed to move across the floor of the body of water to produce a given drag whereby connecting cables are tensioned but not broken during the deceleration.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This Government-owned invention available for U.S. licensing and, possibly, for foreign licensing. Copy of patent available Commissioner of Patents, Washington, D.C. 20231 $0.50.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Energy Research and Development Administration

    20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Hammond, R P
  • Publication Date: 1973-12-13

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00146552
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: PAT-APPL-424 256 Patent
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1977 12:00AM